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Millennials Rising

A recent update from the U.S. Census Bureau informs us that millennials, America’s youth born between 1982 and 2000, represent more than 25% of the nation’s population. Even more stunning, they number 83.1 million and exceed the population of 75.4 million baby boomers. Aside from their size, the millennials have another unique characteristic: they are … Continue reading

Leaders: Good Leaders Are Not Afraid to Show Empathy

“Replacing rudeness and impatience with the Golden Rule may not change the world, but it will change your world and your relationships.” Steve Shallenberger, Becoming Your Best: The 12 Principles of Highly Successful Leaders This summer has been dedicated to reading and self-enrichment. I’ve already devoured several good books including Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence … Continue reading

New Bill To Feature Photo of A Woman

You can help decide who this person will be. The U.S. Treasury Department has announced that it is redesigning the $10 bill. The new note will feature the photo of a woman. Why a woman this time? Members of the public have been asking the Treasury Department to add a woman on paper currency for … Continue reading

Three Things We Can Learn From Dr. Tim Hunt’s Comments

It’s been just over a week since the comments by Dr. Tim Hunt, went viral. Hunt is a biochemist from England and was invited to speak at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Seoul, Korea on June 8, 2015. According to Connie St. Louis, an attendee at the conference and the director of the … Continue reading

STEM: What is Engineering?

The job of the engineer is to combine the knowledge and tools of today with dreams of tomorrow to create the world of the future. Continue reading

Leaders: Your Co-Workers Are Not Your Family

Each week, an unknown number of news related updates smack my email and social media sites. While I can’t read all of them, I try to review as many as I can. One posts that resonated with me this week came via Vox Technologies:  LinkedIn Founder Reid Hoffman on the Biggest Lies Employers Tell Employees. … Continue reading

Fracking: Environmental Impacts – Water Usage

Earlier discussions on the fracking process produced four posts on this blog. Recapping some earlier information, In Fracking’s Early History, the first fracking experiment was conducted in 1947 and based on the studies of Floyd Farris at Stanolind Oil and Gas Corporation in the Hugoton Gas Field of Grant County, Kansas. However, fracking didn’t become … Continue reading